Lead Teacher of Science, Doncaster

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Don Valley AcademyDoncaster

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £45,319 - £50,026 per year (Leadership scale points 5 – 9 )
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Don Valley Academy is looking to appoint a Lead Teacher of Science to join our academy in September 2020 on a full time, permanent basis.  The Lead Teacher role is to provide pedagogic leadership as an outstanding classroom practitioner, playing a key part in raising standards through the model of their own excellent teaching and by supporting the professional development of their colleagues. The ultimate aim will be to improve the learning experience and increase the outcomes of students, whatever their ability.


Don Valley Academy is proud to be rated Ofsted GOOD (April 2019) for the first time in its history!  This has been achieved by having dedicated and enthusiastic staff who are committed to giving our community an extraordinary educational experience. 


We are a vibrant 11-18 Academy with 1074 students on roll, including 72 at Post 16.  We benefit from a new building which opened in November 2016 enabling our students and staff to use state of the art facilities. We serve a significantly deprived community with 42% of students being pupil premium and 38% being in the bottom 10% for deprivation. Despite these challenges, you will find Don Valley students to be polite and engaged with learning.


As a community we embrace all opportunities and strive to support and challenge each other.  We have a comprehensive professional development calendar which is tailored specifically to meet the current needs. Staff enjoy the leadership opportunities found within our ‘DEEPs’ model and are able to gain experiences of roles across the Academy from Aspiring Leaders to Associate Assistant Principals.


Collaboration is at the heart of the Academy for both students and staff and you will find Don Valley Academy to be positive and reflective towards their own professionalism, with wellbeing as a pivotal aspect of our Academy ethos.


Visits to the academy would be warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact the academy on 01302 651035 if you would like to arrange a visit.


For further information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk 


Closing Date:  Monday 30 March 2020 at 12 noon


The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.



More about Don Valley Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Jossey Lane, Scawthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 9DD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1302 651035
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